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The Biter Bit
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produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1899), 1 min
In this short, silent film comedy from Bamforth Films, a man hiding behind a bush plays a practical trick on a gardener watering a lawn by kinking his hose and then releasing the kink so that the gardener is sprayed with water. The gardener finds the man and chases him.
produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1899), 1 min
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The Kiss in the Tunnel, Remake
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produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1899), 1 min
In this short silent film, a couple in a train compartment share a kiss as the train goes through a tunnel. This version is a remake by Bamforth Films of the film with the same title directed by George Albert Smith, also in 1899. Both films have the same story and three scenes but with different actors and setting...
produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1899), 1 min
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Come Along, Do!
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directed by Robert W. Paul, 1869-1943; produced by Robert W. Paul, 1869-1943, Robert W. Paul (London, England: British Film Institute, 1898), 1 min
In this 41-second silent film directed by Robert W. Paul, a couple enthusiastically eats lunch on a bench in a museum.
directed by Robert W. Paul, 1869-1943; produced by Robert W. Paul, 1869-1943, Robert W. Paul (London, England: British Film Institute, 1898), 1 min
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Dewar's - It's Scotch
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directed by Thomas Edison, 1847-1931; produced by Charles Webster, International Film Mfg. Company (London, England: British Film Institute, 1898), 1 min
Claimed to be the first advertising film.
directed by Thomas Edison, 1847-1931; produced by Charles Webster, International Film Mfg. Company (London, England: British Film Institute, 1898), 1 min
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The Miller and the Sweep
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directed by George Albert Smith, 1864-1959; produced by Robert W. Paul, 1869-1943 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1897), 1 min
In front of a windmill, a miller with a bag of flour accidentally bumps into a sweep carrying a bag of soot. The result is a fight in which the miller becomes covered with soot and the sweep with flour
directed by George Albert Smith, 1864-1959; produced by Robert W. Paul, 1869-1943 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1897), 1 min
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Le jardinier et le petit espiegle
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directed by Louis Lumière, 1864-1948; produced by Louis Lumière, 1864-1948; performed by Benoît Duval, 1881- and Jean-François Clerc, 1868-1952 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1895), 1 min
This short silent film, directed by Louis Lumiere, features a sight gag in which a gardener is sprayed by a hose he is using.
directed by Louis Lumière, 1864-1948; produced by Louis Lumière, 1864-1948; performed by Benoît Duval, 1881- and Jean-François Clerc, 1868-1952 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1895), 1 min
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Ladies' Skirts Nailed to a Fence
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produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1889), 1 min
In this short silent film comedy, two women in long skirts and with umbrellas talk while standing in front of a fence. Behind the fence, two men sneak up and reach through the fence to nail the women's skirts to the back of the fence. The men run off, leaving the women stuck to the fence.
produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1889), 1 min
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